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New footwear helps winter walkers get a grip on ice.

Bought by WLPR


  • Added: Mar 22, 2015
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Scientists are our modern day explorers… they populate lab benches, fume hoods, and field sites all over the world. And many times, their curiosit...

  • Added: Jan 23, 2015
  • Length: 05:20
Caption: Paro the seal, charging by its electronic pacifier , Credit: Angela Johnston
At the Livermore Veteran’s Hospital, there are a few animals residents can see: wild turkeys that run around the grounds, rattlesnakes that hide ou...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Jan 13, 2015
  • Length: 08:27
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: How old do you feel?, Credit: Helen M Bushe: https://www.flickr.com/photos/mistyblue17/14398632876
People who feel younger than their chronological age are also less likely to die.

  • Added: Dec 21, 2014
  • Length: 01:00
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Researchers make new inroads into preventing age-related diseases.

  • Added: Dec 19, 2014
  • Length: 01:00
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Both younger and older people can readily learn new information, but older people have a harder time filtering out irrelevant and distracting infor...

Bought by KMXT


  • Added: Dec 06, 2014
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 1
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First, the era of connectivity floods society with an unending barrage of information. However, there is only a limited capacity in the brain to re...

Bought by WCWP


  • Added: Nov 25, 2014
  • Length: 59:53
  • Purchases: 1
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Healthy people need the flu shot every year, especially to help protect those who are more vulnerable to complications from the virus.

Bought by KMXT


  • Added: Sep 14, 2014
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 1
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TARGET WEEK: Sept. 22-26, 2014. Named one of the world’s leading innovators in science and technology, decorated doctor and bestselling co-author,...

Bought by KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio


  • Added: Aug 28, 2014
  • Length: 10:00
  • Purchases: 1
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How the Spine Affects your Brain with Dr Shannon Parisi

  • Added: Jun 10, 2014
  • Length: 16:37
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Scientists turn memories on and off in rats.

  • Added: Jun 08, 2014
  • Length: 01:00
Caption: The artist's concept above shows the Pluto system from the surface of one of the candidate moons., Credit: NASA, ESA and G. Bacon (STScI) via Wikipedia
Greg O'Brien is a journalist on a mission, writing what may be his last story ever. This story was produced by Alex Kapelman for the Transom Story ...

Bought by WCAI / WNAN and PRX Remix


  • Added: May 25, 2014
  • Length: 04:28
  • Purchases: 2
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Nearly everyone has strong emotional connections to music, and one man realized that our relationship to music might improve the quality of life fo...

Bought by KUOW


  • Added: Apr 22, 2014
  • Length: 04:30
  • Purchases: 1
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Radio Curious pays tribute to the life of Dr. Sherwin Nuland, author of several books, including “How We Die,” and “The Wisdom of the Body,” with a...

  • Added: Mar 10, 2014
  • Length: 29:01
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Karen's latest book is “Reaching the Animal Mind.” Having started out as the world’s foremost dolphin trainer, Pryor is responsible for developing ...

Bought by KCMJ Community Radio and KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio


  • Added: Mar 06, 2014
  • Length: 09:59
  • Purchases: 2
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A light-activated glue could improve heart surgery.

Bought by WXDU


  • Added: Jan 13, 2014
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 1
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It’s time for the sixty-sixth iteration of the The Mikie Show! Note that’s iterable not irritable, there’s a diff. Yes, join us for a sweet visit w...

  • Added: Nov 29, 2013
  • Length: 28:02
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What happens to our bodies as we age and how can better nutrition and hydration help us age “well?” Join Food Sleuth Radio host and Registered Diet...

  • Added: Nov 07, 2013
  • Length: 28:00
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Encoding cellular proteins on a barcode could help researchers learn more about mental illnesses like schizophrenia.

Bought by WXDU


  • Added: Nov 05, 2013
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Julie Hart grew up in Rochester, Minnesota. She went to Carlton College, and has been pursuing her education ever since...to the ends of the earth....

  • Added: Sep 04, 2013
  • Length: 02:15
Caption: Grapefruit and some medications don't mix., Credit: Wikipedia
Grapefruit can interact in potentially dangerous ways with a variety of prescription medications.

Bought by WXDU and KREV-LP


  • Added: Aug 16, 2013
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Julie Sabatier interviews Dr. Peter Goodwin, who was instrumental in creating Oregon's "Death with Dignity" law (sometimes referred to as "assisted...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Aug 14, 2013
  • Length: 17:46
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Chocolate could help protect the aging brain., Credit: Jupiter Images
Chocolate may help protect the aging brain.

Bought by KREV-LP


  • Added: Aug 06, 2013
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 1
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This journey begins in the deepest recesses of the human brain--the hippocampus, and ends in the memory support unit of a retirement community. It'...

  • Added: Aug 05, 2013
  • Length: 27:22
Caption: A mid 20th century hearing aid from CHF’s collections.
Part three in our series, The Stages of Life, spotlighting the chemistry found in childhood, adulthood, and old age. First, a look at how brain con...

Bought by WTJU


  • Added: Jul 16, 2013
  • Length: 18:01
  • Purchases: 1